Peachtree City

Patti S. Michaels, 58, of Peachtree City

Patti S. Michaels, 58, of Peachtree City, passed away February 25, 2014. She was a member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband John Michaels, III; son Alan (Ashley) Michaels of Melbourne, Fla; mother Betty Sue Saunders and nephew Ronnie Saunders both of Bradenton, Fla.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Lake McIntosh Park on TDK Boulevard in Peachtree City. Reverend Frank Mercer will officiate.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City- www.mowellfuneralhome.com

PTC revamps ethics rules, ditches citizen involvement

By unanimous vote, the Peachtree City Council approved sweeping changes to its ethics ordinance Feb. 20, including the replacement of a citizen ethics board with an attorney from outside the city who would sit in judgment of specific complaints as a “hearing officer.”

Under the new ordinance, that attorney must have at least five years’ experience and a law practice and residence at least more than 10 miles outside the city limits. Read More»

Argumosa-Roach Engagement

Kelsey Argumosa engaged to Michael Roach

Robert and Beverly Argumosa of Peachtree City, Ga. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Kelsey Argumosa, to Mr. Michael Roach, son of Toni Roach and Roger Roach of Newnan, Ga.

Kelsey is the granddaughter of the late Maynard and Frances Mitties of North Bend, Neb. and the late Oscar and Anna Argumosa of Chicago, Ill.

Mike is the grandson of Pete and Mary Terranova of The Villages, Fla. and the late Donald T. Roach and Jean Roach of Sunrise, Fla. Read More»

Holy Trinity Catholic Church to host trail run March 1

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will host a Trinity Trail Run on March 1.

All 5K and 2K participants will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast of pancakes and tamales.

The top three male/female winners of each age group in the 5K will receive awards.

Proceeds from the race will benefit teens who will work this summer for Catholic Heart Work Camp and Amigos for Christ, two organizations dedicated to the revitalization of communities throughout the United States and Nicaragua.

Registration is $30. Read More»

Joint culinary event at First Presbyterian, PTC

Front Row (L-R), Barb Crenshaw, Mary Chapman, Margaret Border, Elizabeth Hiatt, Mary Bagby, Cheryl Hall, Chef Pat Hawthorne, Sharon Brickell, and Marilyn Veley. Back Row (L-R), Carolyn Gulick, Bethany Smithley, the Rev. Morgan Morse Hay, Iola Snow, Cathy Olson, and Anne Perry. Photo/Special.

The women of First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City joined with the women of Newnan Presbyterian Church for an afternoon of wine and food pairing. The event was coordinated by First Presbyterian of PTC chef Pat Hawthorne. Approximately 30 women, including the Rev. Morgan Morse Hay, joined in the fun and the food as they learned about how the dishes were prepared and received the recipes to take home. Pictured are the women from Peachtree City, along with chef Pat Hawthorne. Read More»

Holy Trinity will host ‘Passion and Purpose for Marriage’

Dr. Allen Hunt and George Lower will head up the special guests at the “Passion and Purpose for Marriage” seminar at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

“This is a life-changing event that will help you see your marriage, your life, your faith, and the world in a whole new way,” a spokesperson said. “It’s not your typical church marriage event!” Read More»

New Stephen Ministers

Judy Kirby and Ann Warnock (shown L-R)

Judy Kirby and Ann Warnock (shown L-R) were commissioned Stephen Ministers at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Feb. 16. After they completed 50 hours of training at Dogwood Church, they committed the balance of two years to caring for a person in crisis in weekly one-to-one sessions. They join some 20 Stephen Ministers and six leaders at Christ Our Shepherd. Photo/Special.

Greek pastry sale coming up

St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City is having its annual Greek Pastry Spring Sale April 11 and 12.

Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) for $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) also $10 per dozen, Tsoureki (braided Easter bread) for $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) for $8 per dozen.

All proceeds benefit St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Philoptochos Society’s local and national charities. (Philoptochos means “Friends of the Poor.”) Read More»

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis, 53, of Peachtree City

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis, 53, of Peachtree City, passed away February 22, 2014.

He was a very well-known and respected physician, currently the Medical Director for The Doctor's Office-Emory, practicing medicine in Peachtree City since 1992.

Dr. Curtis, formerly of Chattanooga, Tenn., graduated from Sprayberry High School, Marietta, Ga. in 1979. He earned his college degrees at Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Georgia and Oxford College of Emory University. He practiced medicine in West Palm Beach, Fla. before moving to Peachtree City. Read More»

Vincent Michael Rossetti, 60, of Peachtree City

Vincent Michael Rossetti

Vincent Michael Rossetti, 60, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away along with his longtime friend and business associate Jeffrey Van Curtis, 53 and their flight instructor Willy Lutz, 69 on February 22, 2014 as a result of a tragic airplane accident at the LaGrange-Callaway Airport in LaGrange, Ga. Read More»